Strathcona County RCMP make arrest in residential break and enter

Strathcona County, Alberta – On Monday March 27, 2017 Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence located near Range Road 231 and Township Road 520 in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Forced Entry was gained by smashing a basement window and several items including a laptop and jewelry were taken. Video surveillance showed a U-Haul driving onto the property at 11:43 a.m. and a male was observed on the property.

The subsequent investigation determined the U-Haul was rented by a male using stolen identification taken from a vehicle in Beaumont, Alberta on Wednesday March 8, 2017.

Police located a U-Haul on Broadmoor Blvd in Sherwood Park, Alberta on Tuesday March 28, 2017 with the same licence plate as the U-Haul involved in the residential break and enter and the male driver was arrested. Inside the U-Haul police located multiple stolen items and stolen identification.

Jeremy Donald BLACKWELL, age 33 of no fixed address has been charged with:

  • One count of identity fraud.
  • One count of break and enter.
  • One count of possession of stolen property under $5000.
  • One count of weapons possession contrary to order.

BLACKWELL also had warrants out of Edmonton and Whitecourt, Alberta. BLACKWELL was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

If you have information about this investigation, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS.

Strathcona County RCMP


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